Spring 2023 Physics UN1018 section 001

WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION

WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTI

Call Number 13580
Day & Time
Location
TR 2:40pm-3:55pm
428 Pupin Laboratories
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Szabolcs Marka
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Prerequisites: high school science and math. A review of the history and environmental consequences of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons of mass destruction (WMD); of how these weapons work, what they cost, how they have spread, how they might be used, how they are currently controlled by international treaties and domestic legislation, and what issues of policy and technology arise in current debates on WMD. What aspects of the manufacture of WMD are easily addressed, and what aspects are technically challenging? It may be expected that current events/headlines will be discussed in class.
Web Site Vergil
Department Physics
Enrollment 62 students (130 max) as of 12:06PM Saturday, July 20, 2024
Subject Physics
Number UN1018
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Section key 20231PHYS1018W001